Temperance

Noun

Definition

Moderation in Expressing Feelings, in Appetite, and in consumption of Alcoholic Drink; Self-Restraint

Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms - Abstinence, Moderation, Diet

Antonyms - Overindulge, Greed, Overeat

Sentences

  1. According to the Roman orator Cicero, "Temperance is the moderating of one's desires in obedience to reason."
  2. In the cause of temperance Carry Nation and her crusaders marched into saloons, singing hymns.
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